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3 stocks with growth potential at low interest rates

Charles Sainsbury
29. 2. 2024
4 min read

Falling interest rates are one of the factors influencing the market and bringing new investment scenarios that may be of interest to those looking for growth. Three companies have developed strategies that allow them to take advantage of current market conditions and achieve growth. How are these companies using falling interest rates to their advantage?

Whether you are an experienced investor with a large portfolio or just starting out in investing, in a period of falling interest rates, these companies could present attractive opportunities to diversify your portfolio and achieve potential returns.

Green Brick $GRBK+4.2%

Green Brick is a leader in the homebuilding industry due to its innovative approach and strategic focus on optimizing profitability. Its business involves building and selling homes in a variety of locations that are carefully selected for their attractiveness and value. Green Brick is characterized by continuous improvement in gross margins and effective cost management, making itcompetitive and attractive to investors.

In the last quarter of 2023, Green Brick achieved record gross margins of 33,3 % despite the fact that interest rates in the U.S. remain high. This success is the result of a strategic focus on highly profitable projects and efficient management of production costs. As a result, Green Brick maintains its position as one of the leading companies in its sector.

GRBK
$54.64 $2.20 +4.20%

Another key factor in Green Brick's success is its ability to respond to changing needs market and customer preferences. This dynamic approach enables it to maintain strong demand for its homes and generate stable revenue.

Sixth Street $TSLX-0.7%

Sixth Street operates in the financial services industry with an emphasis on efficient capital allocation and high rates of return. Its portfolio includes a wide range of investments, including alternative credit and equity investments in businesses in a variety of industries. Through strategic capital allocation and careful investment selection, the company achieves Sixth Street steady growth.

In the fourth quarter of 2023, Sixth Street delivered outstanding financial results, with earnings per share of $0.58 and net income was $51 million, an increase of 10 % from the same quarter last year. These results demonstrate the success of the investment strategy and the ability to generate value for its shareholders.

TSLX
$21.18 -$0.15 -0.70%

Strategic decisions to allocate the portfolio to different asset types allow the Company to optimize "risk-return profile" of its portfolio and maximise total returns. This strategy therefore contributes to long-term stability and competitiveness of the company.

Oaktree Specialty Lending $OCSL+0.2%

Oaktree Specialty Lending is a company specializing in providing financial services and lendingprimarily in the form of "senior secured loans" to businesses with solid economics. Their primary focus is providing financial support and capital to mid-sized and large businesses in various financing operations such as acquisitions, refinancing and development projects.

The company reported earnings per share of$0.57in the last quarter of 20 23, a solid result given current market conditions. The Company's ability to Oaktree Specialty Lending to maintain solid earnings despite interest rate fluctuations and market volatility is also evident in the increase in new investment commitments. In the first quarter of 2024, new investment commitments reached $370 million.

OCSL
$19.64 $0.04 +0.23%

The Company has adjusted its investment strategy between September 30, 2022 and December 31, 2023. It has determined that investing in lien (a type of secured asset claim, such as real estate) is highly advantageous to it, so it increased the proportion of cash invested in this area to 78 %. In contrast, investments in the second type of lien were reduced to 8%. This change was therefore made to maximise returns and minimise the risks associated with the investments, demonstrating the company's flexibility in allocating its portfolio.

Disclaimer: There is a lot of inspiration to be found on Bulios, but the choice of stocks and the construction of your portfolio is up to you, so always do a thorough analysis of your own.

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